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Southern California Grocery Workers Vote for Strike

Shopping carts sit outside the Ralphs located at 16940 Devonshire St. in Granada Hills, CA. Kathleen Russell / Daily Sundial

Kat Russell

August 30, 2011

Union members representing 62,000 Southern California Vons, Ralphs, and Albertsons employees voted in favor of a strike on Aug. 20 after six months of contract negotiations. “We don’t want to strike, last time it was terrible for everybody,” said Mike Shimpock, union spokesman. “It’s a terrible position to put everyone in, but if thes...

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